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Quartz Var. Smoky

ID: 6338
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Doubly terminated, lustrous and gemmy, zoned smoky quartz crystals are perched on a single grey quartz crystal. From a find in 2012.


Price: $200.00
Location: Namaqualand. Cape Province, South Africa
Dimensions: 3.9 x 2.3 x 2cm
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Rosasite on Malachite after Azurite, with Cerussite, Bayldonite

ID: 6333
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Very sharp crystals of rosasite coating malachite after azurite with minor cerussite and green bayldonite. One of the most sought after pseudomorphs found at Tsumeb.


Price: $3000.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 5 x 4 x 3.5cm
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Elbaite with Lepidolite

ID: 6330
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A very gemmy green elbaite crystal with a parallel termination and another smaller crystal at an angle, is sprinkled with light lavender lepidolite. Very attractive miniature.


Price: $850.00
Location: Pederneira Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dimensions: 5.2 x 1.4 x 1cm
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Cuprite (Ex Gen Meieran Coll.)

ID: 6328
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A bright red single bipyramidal octahedron of cuprite with exceptional mirror luster and translucency, sits on a matrix with minor chrysocholla.


Price: $1600.00
Location: Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi, Katanga, Zaire
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.8 x 3.6cm
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Grossular

ID: 6325
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A wonderful miniature of intergrown, very lustrous and gemmy light orange crystals of grossular completely coating a shard of matrix. A sparkler from this closed locality.


Price: $1500.00
Location: Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Dimensions: 3.8 x 3.5 x 2.1cm
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Smithsonite (Ex Jim Robison Coll.)

ID: 6324
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Brilliant yellow rhombs of yellow smithsonite in a sculptural formation. Label says cadmium, but I think its just iron coloration.


Price: $300.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 3.4 x 3.3 x 2.3cm
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Malachite Coating Copper and Cuprite with Mimetite

ID: 6309
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Bright green malachite is coating copper wires and cuprite crystals that are intermixed with yellow mimetite prisms.


Price: $750.00
Location: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Dimensions: 6.1 x 5.3 x 3cm
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Pyromorphite

ID: 6301
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Brilliant grass green barrel shaped crystals of pyromorphite (some with beveled edges) to 1.8 cm on a tan stalactitic matrix. Some of the crystals (including the larger ones) are doubly terminated. Choice miniature.


Price: $450.00
Location: Daoping Mine, Gongcheng County, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China
Dimensions: 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.9cm
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Beryl Var. Aquamarine (Cesium included)

ID: 6289
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During the summer of 2012, a small lot of the deep blue aquas appeared on the market and were thought to be Vorobyevite. After analysis by Dr. Federico Pezzotta in Milan, they were confirmed to be a cesium included beryl, but not rich enough to be vorobyevite. Most of the crystals found were under 2.5 cm wide, so this one would be in the top percent for quality color and crystal size (3.4 cm!). No more have been found.


Price: $2000.00
Location: Deo Darrah, Khash, Badakhshan, Afghanistan
Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.1 x 3cm
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Grossular with Diopside

ID: 6283
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An exquisite specimen of bright deep green grossular crystals are generously scattered  on a light green matrix of diopside needle-like crystals. One of the sweetest miniatures I have seen from this now closed locality.


Original Price: $2400.00
Sale Price: $2000.00
Location: Jeffrey Mine, ASbestos, Quebec, Canada
Dimensions: 4 x 3.6 x 3cm
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